They Might Be Giants - The Mesopotamians chords


The previous one wasn't 100% accurate!


Dm GmWe've been driving around
Dm Gm Bb CFrom one end of this town to the other and back
Bb F/A Bb F/A BbBut no one's ever seen us (No one's ever seen us)
Bb F/A Bb CDriving our Econoline van (And no one's ever heard of our band)
AAnd no one's ever heard of our band
D D/C# G/B We're the Mesopota-mi -ans
D/A G D/F# Em ASargon, Hammurabi, Ashurbani -pal, and Gilgamesh
D Bm EmThen they wouldn't understand a word we say,
Gm F#mSo we'll scratch it all down into the clay
B CHalf believing there will sometime come a day
Someone gives a damn
AMaybe when the concrete has crumbled to sand
D D/C# G/B We're the Mesopota-mi -ans
D/A G D/F# Em Asus4Sargon, Hammurabi, Ashurbani -pal, and Gilgamesh
Dm GmThe Mesopotam-ish sun is beating down
Dm GmAnd making cracks in the ground
Bb CBut there's nowhere else to stand
Bb F/A Bb F/A BbIn Mesopotamia, (No one's ever seen us)
Bb F/A Bb CThe kingdom where we secretly reign (And no one's ever heard of our band)
AThe land where we invisibly rule
D D/C# G/B As the Mesopota-mi -ans
D/A G D/F# Em ASargon, Hammurabi, Ashurbani -pal, and Gilgamesh
D BmThis is my last stick of gum
Em GmI'm going to cut it up so everybody else gets some
F#m B C AExcept for Ashurbanipal who says my haircut makes me look like a Mohenjo-daroan
AHey, Ashurbanipal,
D D/C# G/B I'm a Mesopota-mi -an
D/A G D/F# Em Asus4Sargon, Hammurabi, Ashurbani -pal, and Gilgamesh
D D/C# G/B We're the Mesopota-mi -ans
D/A G D/F# Em Asus4Sargon, Hammurabi, Ashurbani -pal, and Gilgamesh
G D/F# Em G/D"Hey, man, I thought that you were dead
C C/B Am C/GI thought you crashed your car"
E G/D A/C# A E7 E7/G# A"No, man, I've been right here this whole time playing bass guitar
For the Mesopotamians"
N.C. D D/C# G/B D/A GWe're the Mesopota-mi -ans
D/F# Em A D D/C# G/B D/A(Sargon, Hammurabi, Ashurbanipal)
G D/F# Em A/G Asus4Sargon, Hammurabi, Ashurbanipal, and Gilgamesh
D D/C# G/B D/AWe're the Mesopota-mi -ans
G D/F# Em A D DSargon, Hammurabi, Ashurbanipal, and Gilgamesh
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